Tag Archives: Adam Schiff

Rep. Adam Schiff: Impeachment Still Possible Even if Mueller Probe Finds No Evidence Of Russian Collusion

Politico reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), whose committee is still investigating the president’s ties to Russia during to the 2016 presidential election, said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that if neither Mueller nor his panel find definitive evidence of collusion or obstruction of justice by Trump, he would consider that to be the end of the collusion inquiry, the most likely …

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Schiff: We Already Have Direct Evidence Of Collusion

“I think there is direct evidence in the emails from the Russians through their intermediary offering dirt on Hillary Clinton as part of what is described in writing as the Russian government effort to help elect Donald Trump. They offer that dirt. There is an acceptance of that offer in writing form the president’s son, Don Jr., and there is …

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Adam Schiff Vows To Subpoena DOJ For Mueller Report

ABC News reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said that his committee would subpoena special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report and even call him to testify before the committee if the report was not made public, and that he was “absolutely” prepared to sue the Trump administration, if necessary. “We will obviously subpoena the report. We will bring Bob …

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Rep. Adam Schiff Issues Blistering Open Letter To GOP Colleagues: You Must Rise Up Against President Trump

Rep. Adam Schiff writes in the Washington Post: To my Republican colleagues: When the president attacked the independence of the Justice Department by intervening in a case in which he is implicated, you did not speak out. When he attacked the press as the enemy of the people, you again were silent. When he targeted the judiciary, labeling judges and …

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Schiff: Evidence Of Collusion Is “Compelling” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) is pushing back against Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) assertion that the Senate panel has not found evidence of collusion between President Trump’s campaign and Russia. Schiff said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that there is “pretty compelling evidence” of collusion during the 2016 election. “You can …

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Fox Host: Why Doesn’t Trump Investigate Adam Schiff?

This morning Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade reacted to Rep. Adam Schiff’s new probe of Trump’s personal finances by suggesting that Trump retaliate with his own “private investigation” into Schiff and Maxine Waters to find out how how “they got so rich.” Kilmeade continued the idea of a vengeful investigation asking, “Does the president have an attorney? Why doesn’t …

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Trump Blasts Adam Schiff For “Unlimited Harassment”

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump on Thursday complained that House Democrats are waging a never-ending harassment campaign against him, far beyond what Republicans did to President Obama. Trump said Democrats are “going nuts,” and are continuing their “witch hunt” against him.  Trump tweeted after Schiff, who chairs the House Select Committee on Intelligence, said he would investigate all of …

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Trump Rages About “Political Hack” Adam Schiff After House Committee Opens New Probe Into His Finances

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday denounced House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) as a “political hack” for opening a sweeping investigation into Trump’s ties to Russia and his personal finances. “He has no basis to do that. He’s just a political hack who’s trying to build a name for himself,” Trump told reporters at the White House …

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House Intelligence Committee Votes To Send Interview Transcripts To Mueller For Use In Perjury Prosecutions

Politico reports: The House Intelligence Committee voted on Wednesday to send dozens of witness interview transcripts from its Russia investigation to special counsel Robert Mueller, who could use them to prosecute potential instances of perjury. It’s the first act of the intelligence panel under the leadership of Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), who has vowed to revive the committee’s investigation into …

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Schiff: Mueller Needs To Look At Junior For Perjury

“I’d like the special counsel to have access to Don Jr.’s testimony and determine whether it is evidence of — of false statements. I think — and I greatly appreciate the seriousness with which the special counsel takes lying to Congress — so I’ll let Bob Mueller be the judge of that. But one of the first acts, if not …

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Schiff: Democrats Will Subpoena Mueller’s Report If Trump Tries To Keep It Secret Via Executive Privilege

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the incoming chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, says Democrats will subpoena special counsel Robert Mueller’s report if President Trump tries to invoke executive privilege to keep it secret. “I’m prepared to make sure we do everything possible so that the public has the advantage of as much of the information as it …

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Schiff: If Cohen Deserves Jail, So Does Trump [VIDEO]

“If the Justice Department takes the position that Michael Cohen should go to jail, that these allegations are so serious that he should go to jail for these campaign fraud allegations, what is the argument against jail for the individual who coordinated and directed that scheme? The rich and powerful shouldn’t play by some other set of rules. That argument …

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Schiff To Probe Trump’s Deutsche Bank Connections

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) told The New Yorker that he plans to subpoena information on President Trump’s personal business transactions from Deutsche Bank regarding allegations that the president’s financial interests in Russia are affecting his foreign policy positions. Schiff, who will chair the House Intelligence Committee come January, said he believes answers to whether Trump was involved …

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Schiff: The DOJ Needs To Revisit Its Indictment Opinion

CNN reports: Rep. Adam Schiff argued today that the Department of Justice “needs to re-examine” the Office of Legal Counsel’s opinion that a sitting US president should not be indicted. “I think the Justice Department needs to re-examine that OLC opinion, the Office of Legal Counsel opinion, that you cannot indict a sitting president under circumstances in which the failure …

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Schiff: Trump May “Face The Real Prospect Of Jail Time”

Politico reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Sunday said that President Trump might “face the real prospect of jail time” after prosecutors indicated last week that he directed illegal payments during his 2016 presidential campaign. “There’s a very real prospect that on the day Donald Trump leaves office, the Justice Department may indict him. That he may be the first …

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Adam Schiff: Cohen’s Guilty Plea Confirms That Trump And His Business Are “Compromised” By Russian Ties

ABC News reports: The leading Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Sunday on “This Week” that there is now a witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen, who he said confirms that “the president and his business are compromised.” “There is now testimony, there is now a witness, who confirms that in …

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House Intel Panel To Hire Money-Laundering Experts

The Daily Beast reports: The House intelligence committee’s incoming Democratic majority is taking its first steps to follow Donald Trump’s money, The Daily Beast has learned. The committee is looking to hire money-laundering and forensic accounting experts, three sources familiar with the plans confirm to The Daily Beast. One Democratic committee office said the purpose of the potential new hires …

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Trump Goes Third Grader On “Little Adam Schitt”

Reuters reports: President Trump on Sunday attacked Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), labeling him as “little Adam Schitt” after the congressman suggested the appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker was unconstitutional. Democrats argue that Whitaker, who was appointed by Trump following the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, should be subject to Senate approval. Mueller, the special counsel in charge …

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Adam Schiff: Trump And His Lawyers Are Terrified About Manafort Plea, Mueller Takes Everybody Down [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday that he believes President Trump and his lawyers are “terrified” at the prospect of what former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort could tell prosecutors as part of a new cooperation agreement. “They may think they know what Manafort has to say because he was part of that joint defense agreement, but …

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Adam Schiff Asks Mueller To Consider Perjury Charges

David Corn reports at Mother Jones: On Thursday afternoon, Rep. Adam Schiff (Calif.), the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, made a dramatic request: He essentially asked special counsel Robert Mueller to consider whether perjury charges should be brought against witnesses who testified to the committee during its Trump-Russia investigation. Schiff did not convey this request directly to Mueller. …

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